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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 07:07 PM
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Posted By petetherock
Maybe you can share more on what aspects of the...

Maybe you can share more on what aspects of the 5200 are you disappointed about?

I had the 4520, played with the 4100, and settled on the 7200.
The heat generating area is the HDMI board, so even...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-26-2015, 05:46 PM
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Views: 757,319
Posted By petetherock
Can you turn up the sub volume and do the cal?...

Can you turn up the sub volume and do the cal? That worked for me.
Also the sonic signature is different, so do have a listen.
As posted, the F115 goes deeper, but loses mid bass.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 07:10 AM
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Posted By petetherock
Thanks for the review. It seems that the...

Thanks for the review. It seems that the excitement over the ability of the 8802 to ignite the HT world is a little over-rated.
No raving reviews, will mean no sales, so the hype over the new amp...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 04:06 AM
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Posted By petetherock
Give it a week and try again mate... and also...

Give it a week and try again mate... and also make sure nothing is blocking the mike, and see how it sounds, cheers.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-25-2015, 06:40 PM
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Posted By petetherock
Knowing how things work mate, that shipment...

Knowing how things work mate, that shipment arrived last month, then slowly moved into the showrooms..
I don't expect the 8802A to hit the streets in NSW before July!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-24-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 90,870
Posted By petetherock
"crawling for bass" ...

"crawling for bass"
http://www.audioholics.com/home-theater-connection/crawling-for-bass-subwoofer-placement
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-24-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 90,870
Posted By petetherock
Putting things on top of a vibrating object is...

Putting things on top of a vibrating object is not ideal.
I don't know much about that Klipsch sub, but Velodyne and JL Audio make small subs which are very solid with deep bass. They can also be...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-24-2015, 03:22 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 90,870
Posted By petetherock
Different people have their own expectation of...

Different people have their own expectation of the amount of bass, and the SPL they want.
Even if a speaker is rated to a certain frequency, that doesn't mean it generates meaningful output then.
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 90,870
Posted By petetherock
Well you have already repeated said you won't use...

Well you have already repeated said you won't use a sub, so why not try it as it is first anyway?

Then when you do get a good subwoofer, you will know the difference. You will have to hear it and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 90,870
Posted By petetherock
:) My other sub is in the hallway leading to my...

:)
My other sub is in the hallway leading to my listening actually..
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 90,870
Posted By petetherock
Mine does... it's a quirk, because sometimes if I...

Mine does... it's a quirk, because sometimes if I have been using another source, it won't, other times it will..
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 90,870
Posted By petetherock
If you can't use a sub, well, you can't right? ...

If you can't use a sub, well, you can't right?
Then use your speakers in full and try it for yourself. If you still find it lacking in bass, you can then listen to the advice given and buy a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-22-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 90,870
Posted By petetherock
Did you try raising the volume? It's a quirk...

Did you try raising the volume?
It's a quirk with the 2014/ 2015 models. I do the measurements after I turn it up to - 20db
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-18-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2,228
Views: 118,350
Posted By petetherock
I can't answer that objectively, but I found...

I can't answer that objectively, but I found Marantz amps tend to sound warmer than Denon, and Onkyo ones were even brighter.

YMMV, cheers.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-16-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 56,192
Posted By petetherock
This forum grows by 4-10 pages every day... ...

This forum grows by 4-10 pages every day...
After 1 month, you might as well read the first and last post, there's just too much info and opinions.

A nice summary post every now and then will be...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-15-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 90,870
Posted By petetherock
It's sensitive to vibrations and motion .. Of...

It's sensitive to vibrations and motion ..
Of course you could have a poltergeist in your home ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-14-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7,607
Views: 361,150
Posted By petetherock
Loose bits? Sorry mate that doesn't sound too...

Loose bits?
Sorry mate that doesn't sound too good ..
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-14-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7,607
Views: 361,150
Posted By petetherock
Sorry for the lack of detail. I am running an...

Sorry for the lack of detail. I am running an all B&W Nautilus system with 802s and HTM1 for mains/center, DS8s for SL/SR, SCMS for SBL/SBR, 805s for height, and SCM1s for width. I have two...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-12-2015, 04:59 PM
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Views: 234,650
Posted By petetherock
...Even @ their today's street prices? ...Or are...

...Even @ their today's street prices? ...Or are you referring to overhead sounds strictly? ...Well, the Dolby Surround up-mixer...all around and above.[/QUOTE]
Yes there is more than the DSU and I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-12-2015, 08:02 AM
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Views: 234,650
Posted By petetherock
I don't have the 8802 but I had the 4520 then the...

I don't have the 8802 but I had the 4520 then the 7200.
If everything else was equal the addition of DSU is worth the upgrade ..
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-11-2015, 08:39 AM
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Views: 234,650
Posted By petetherock
No mate .. Re cal and see if that solves it. ...

No mate ..
Re cal and see if that solves it.
Plan b use rca
Plan c use attenuators
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-11-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3,900
Views: 234,650
Posted By petetherock
The gain on Emotiva power amps, especially gen 1...

The gain on Emotiva power amps, especially gen 1 can be quite high..
Try the RCA out?
You can try to re-calibrate, and if all else failed, you may need a bunch of gain attenuators between your...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-11-2015, 08:16 AM
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Views: 234,650
Posted By petetherock
Well if you see assembly workers like these...

Well if you see assembly workers like these lovely ladies, sparks will fly anyway.. :D
Rest assured, Jap women are well grounded :p
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-11-2015, 06:12 AM
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Posted By petetherock
The question of course, is how legit is it ;)

The question of course, is how legit is it ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-10-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 90,870
Posted By petetherock
Mate Where did you get this price from? ...

Mate
Where did you get this price from?
Singapore ?
Who did you speak to ?
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